School: St John of God Convent, Rathdowney (roll number 16203)

Rathdowney, Co. Laois
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0828, Page 119

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1; There is a little plant called Bog-lane which is to be found in bogs, when it is boiled and the liquid drunk it purifies the blood.
2; Another remedy for the same trouble is a shrub called Broom which is used in the same way.
3; A form of tea made from herb called Agamomy is very good also.
4; Unsalted butter is an old cure for drying up running sores.
5; The best cure for any irritation of scalp is to make strong tea from figs.